Why Ambitious Women Need Self-Compassion

Why Ambitious Women Need Self-Compassion

As a psychologist in the San Francisco Bay Area, I work with a lot of ambitious women. “Ambition” is a word that sometimes gets a bad rap, especially when it’s being applied to¬†women, but I’m not talking about cold self-interest, or a myopic focus on wealth or recognition. I’m talking about people who are smart, motivated, and have big dreams for their personal and professional […]

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Keeping Summer FOMO at Bay

Keeping Summer FOMO at Bay

Although it’s not exclusively a summer phenomenon, the Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) can be particularly strong this time of year. Suddenly, it seems like everyone you know is taking vacations to exotic locales, getting married in front of stunning vistas, and even having way more fun than you are right here in town. It’s only human nature to make comparisons, and it’s also natural […]

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